A person shall not transport or have transported or shipped within this state any hazardous material except in compliance with rules adopted by the department under chapter 17A. The rules shall be consistent with the federal hazardous materials regulations promulgated under United States Code, Title 49, and found in 49 C.F.R. § 107, 171 to 173, 177, 178, and 180. However, rules adopted under this section concerning tank specifications shall not apply to cargo tank motor vehicles with a capacity of four thousand gallons or less used to transport gasoline in intrastate commerce, which were manufactured between 1950 and 1989, were domiciled in Iowa prior to July 1, 1991, and are in compliance with the American society of mechanical engineers specifications in effect at the time of manufacture.
Notwithstanding other provisions of this section, rules adopted under this section concerning physical and medical qualifications for drivers of commercial vehicles engaged in intrastate commerce shall not be construed as disqualifying any individual who was employed as a driver of commercial vehicles engaged in intrastate commerce prior to January 1, 1988.
Notwithstanding other provisions of this section, or the age requirements under section 321.449, the age requirements under section 321.449 and the rules adopted under this section pertaining to compliance with regulations adopted under U.S.C., Title 49, and found in 49 C.F.R. § 177.804, shall not apply to retail dealers of fertilizers, petroleum products, and pesticides and their employees while delivering fertilizers, petroleum products, and pesticides to farm customers within a one-hundred-mile radius of their retail place of business. Notwithstanding contrary provisions of this chapter, motor vehicles registered for a maximum gross weight of five tons or less shall be exempt from the requirements of placarding and of carrying hazardous materials shipping papers if the hazardous materials which are transported are clearly labeled.
[C39, § 5034.59; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.450]
87 Acts, ch 170, §14; 88 Acts, ch 1083, §8; 89 Acts, ch 70, §1, 2; 89 Acts, ch 186, §1; 91 Acts, ch 127, §1
Referred to in § 805.8(2t)
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